Textile fragment with carnations

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    A continuous field of six-petalled brown carnation, with red dots superimposed. The background is white.

    The reverse shows almost the same degree of dye saturation as the surface, but as there is no trace of red or brown on the white background, the mordant was probably stamped onto the fabric.

    In: Barnes, Ruth, Indian Block-Printed Textiles in Egypt: The Newberry Collection in the Ashmolean Museum, Oxford, 2 vols (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1997)

Further reading

Barnes, Ruth, Indian Block-Printed Textiles in Egypt: The Newberry Collection in the Ashmolean Museum, Oxford, 2 vols (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1997), no. 485 on p. 145 (vol. ii), vol. ii p. 145 fig. 485

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